Valentine's Day is coming up quickly. Sometimes it can be hard to come up with meaningful plans for special occasions. There's nothing wrong with a lovely candlelit dinner and red roses. But for every couple who wants to do something a bit more unexpected, here are 10 ideas for how to have a unique celebration of love.
The end of winter is the perfect season to escape to a warmer climate. Whether you visit Cabo San Lucas or the Canary Islands, choose somewhere together that will be the ideal setting for a romantic getaway. For Valentine's Day, find an authentic local spot for dinner.
Beauty and love are some of the most popular themes in art. Celebrate your unique romance in an art museum that reflects your mutual taste or that you've been looking for an excuse to visit.
Weather permitting, visit a beautiful local spot and pack a picnic. Find a place with a stunning view. Drive to a nearby mountain or the coast and enjoy a basket of your favorite foods. You can make these from scratch together or get takeout from a restaurant that you both love.
Sometimes the best way to celebrate is to bring everyone together. Throw a party and invite your favorite couples to enjoy Valentine's Day with you. Pour the champagne. Prepare the hors d 'oeuvres.
If you're always looking for an opportunity to learn, this idea is for you. Whether you take a pottery, painting, or cooking class, this is the time to explore something new together.
Take the time to enjoy one of nature's most incredible features. If you live in a large city or the areas surrounding it, you will need to be ready to travel to a more remote location to escape the light pollution that can block the starry sky.
Outdoorsy? Connect with each other and with nature by taking the time to go camping. Exploring together can be the perfect opportunity to remind each other of how much you enjoy each other, no matter the location.
If you prefer to be active in the outdoors, take a hike around your local area. This is the perfect opportunity to have quality conversations and reconnect with nature.
Relaxation is the perfect way to celebrate. Whether you opt for a couple's massage or individual ones, this gift is practical and unique. Go out to dinner and drinks afterward.
Buying cut flowers is a beautiful gesture, but even more appealing is having a gorgeous garden all year-round. Plant cold-hardy annuals in February or get together seeds and start them indoors that you want to have an early start before the beginning of spring. Whenever the plants start to bloom, you will both remember this Day together and enjoy the new flowers around you.
Hopefully, these ideas give you a few possibilities for creating your own unique Valentine's Day adventure. Whatever you do, we hope that you continue falling in love— with each other and with life.